Published in Women's Health Weekly, October 27th, 1997
In 1997, an estimated 180,200 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer, and 43,000 will die from the disease, said the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (Blackman. "Self-Reported Use of Mammography Among Women Aged >40 Years United States, 1989 and 1995," Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, October 10, 1997 synopsis). Early detection, coupled with timely and appropriate treatment, can alter the progress of and reduce mortality from breast cancer. Effective screening procedures, such as mammography, are available to detect breast...
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